08 Mar '11, 5am

A man was attacked and killed by a crocodile while fishing in Brunei

A man was attacked and killed by a crocodile while fishing in Brunei

A crocodile sunbathes on a river bank in a nature reserve. A Thai man was attacked and killed in a rare crocodile attack in Brunei. -- PHOTO: AFP BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - A THAI man has been attacked and killed by a crocodile while fishing in Brunei, in a rare incident in the oil-rich sultanate, police said on Tuesday. Brunei police recovered the body of the Thai national on Monday after he was attacked by the crocodile the previous day while fishing with friends on a river. The body has been sent for a post mortem examination, media reported. 'This is a very rare incident,' Brunei's regional crime officer Othman Ahmad told AFP, adding 'we have advised the public not to go near the river'. Mr Othman declined to give the man's occupation in Brunei. He confirmed reports that said the man's body was found floating in the river around 100m from where he was snatched by the animal...

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